Susannah Dickey wins Verve Poetry Festival Competition

Hannah Silva has picked Susannah Dickey as the winner of the inaugural Verve Poetry Festival Competition, from entries on the theme of ‘Birmingham’. Poetry Society Member Gill Learner was awarded third prize, with fellow Member Tessa Foley in fourth.

Results in full:

1st Prize – £500 – Susannah Dickey
2nd Prize – £250 – Jenna Clake
3rd Prize – £100 – Gill Learner
4th Prize – £100 Waterstones Voucher – Tessa Foley

Verve and The Emma Press are currently making decisions on the full line up of the new Birmingham-themed anthology, which will launch at Verve.

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23 January 2017